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1. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before.

Synonyms

  • rise
  • cut back
  • locomote
  • move
  • trace
  • boomerang
  • uprise
  • go
  • double back
  • flash back
  • home
  • bounce
  • head home
  • retrace
  • turn back
  • revisit
  • travel
  • resurrect
  • backtrack

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • better
  • worsen
  • deteriorate

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with In Return

  • unconcern
  • concern
  • upturn
  • sauterne
  • new-bern
  • mckern
  • mcgurn
  • laverne
  • discern
  • amburn
  • alpern
  • sturn
  • stirn
  • sterne
  • stern
  • stearne
  • stearn
  • spurn
  • ohern
  • o'hern
  • ohearn
  • o'hearn
  • obyrne
  • o'byrne
  • o'beirne
  • aherne
  • ahern
  • ahearn
  • adjourn
  • zurn

2. return

noun. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability.

Synonyms

  • official document
  • false return
  • instrument
  • legal instrument
  • information return
  • income tax return
  • tax return
  • estimated tax return
  • amended return
  • declaration of estimated tax
  • joint return

Antonyms

  • increase
  • lengthen
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] give back.

Synonyms

  • give
  • render
  • feed back

Antonyms

  • fall asleep
  • acidify
  • fill
  • homogenise

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] go back to a previous state.

Synonyms

  • resile
  • retrogress
  • recidivate
  • regress
  • change by reversal
  • recuperate
  • relapse
  • lapse
  • retrovert
  • fall back
  • turn
  • turn back
  • revert
  • go back
  • recover

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. return

noun. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] a coming to or returning home.

Synonyms

  • homecoming
  • arrival

Antonyms

  • spoken
  • forehand
  • backhand

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] go back to something earlier.

Synonyms

  • hark back
  • recall
  • recur
  • denote
  • refer
  • go back

Antonyms

  • no-go
  • foreign
  • accept
  • inelasticity

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. return

noun. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction.

Synonyms

  • coming back
  • turn

Antonyms

  • raise
  • unwind
  • arrange

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. return

verb. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] bring back to the point of departure.

Synonyms

  • bring back
  • bring
  • convey
  • take

Antonyms

  • claim
  • tide
  • heat
  • relax

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. return

noun. ['rɪˈtɝːn, riːˈtɝːn'] getting something back again.

Synonyms

  • clawback
  • regaining
  • restitution
  • restoration

Antonyms

  • lend
  • refuse
  • sell
  • end

Etymology

  • returnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. in

adverb. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] to or toward the inside of.

Synonyms

  • inward

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • recede

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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